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201507-joan-cheever-on-phone-jen-reelby Katie Sherrod

Doing the Lord’s Work

A San Antonio woman is counting on Texas’ Religious Freedom Restoration Act to trump a local ordinance that could end her decade-old ministry of feeding the needy.

A San Antonio woman is counting on Texas’ Religious Freedom Restoration Act to trump a local ordinance that could end her decade-old ministry of feeding the h...Read More

2015 Inauguration Day Capitolby Christopher Hooks

Off to the Races

GOP primary season is almost upon us. Duck.

For much of the next year, Texans with a high tolerance for bullshit will have the opportunity to follow along with the finest still-legal bloodsport in the sta...Read More

20150521-Big-Spring-protesters-leadby Patrick Michels

Wrong Side of the Tax

A meteoric rise in property assessments in a West Texas town wreaks havoc on low-income taxpayers.

Big Spring’s fast-rising home appraisals this year are particularly wreaking havoc on low-income homeowners, exposing another problem with Texas' heavy relian...Read More

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